John Larkinson, Chief Executive, Office of Rail and Road
We are delighted to welcome John Larkinson to speak for our members this October. In this briefing John will give an overview of the Office of Rail and Road (ORR) and its role as the independent economic and safety regulator for Britain’s railways, and how the organisation monitors the performance and efficiency for England’s Strategic Road Network.
About the speaker
John was appointed interim chief executive on 2 October 2018. He has overall responsibility for the delivery of the strategy set by the ORR Board.
John has held a number of senior roles at ORR, including Director of Railway Markets and Economics, Director of Planning and Performance and Director of Economic Regulation. He joined ORR from the Strategic Rail Authority where his final role was as Director Network Regulation & Affordability. He is an economist by background and has held a range of transport related posts in central government and consultancy.